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The effect of body mass index on the risk of post-operative complications during the 6 months following total hip replacement or total knee replacement surgery.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of obesity on 6-month post-operative complications following total knee (TKR) or hip (THR) replacement. DESIGN: Data for patients undergoing first THR or TKR between 1995 and 2011 was taken from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink. Logistic regression was used to assess whether body mass index (BMI) was associated with 6-month post-operative complications [deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism (DVT/PE), myocardial infarction (MI), stroke, respiratory i...

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10.1016/j.joca.2014.04.013

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Publisher:
W.B. Saunders Ltd
Journal:
Osteoarthritis and cartilage / OARS, Osteoarthritis Research Society
Volume:
22
Issue:
7
Pages:
918-927
Publication date:
2014-07-05
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EISSN:
1522-9653
ISSN:
1063-4584
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uuid:1762fd0b-640e-492b-a318-0114927974c1
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465814
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pubs:465814

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